Crime reports: Officers respond to multiple residential burglaries

Published 1:32 pm Tuesday, July 28, 2020

The Vicksburg Police Department responded Monday to multiple residential burglaries, beginning with one early Monday on Cornell Street.

At 12:40 a.m., officers responded to a home in the 100 block of Cornell Street. There, the homeowner said the front door of the home was kicked in and a Hisense 50-inch plasma television valued at $298, an amplifier valued at $200, an RCA 40-inch plasma television valued at $120 and two Playstation 4 consoles valued at $300 each were stolen.

At 2:47 p.m., officers responded to a home in the 6300 block of Common Circle for a report of a residential burglary.

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The resident told officers someone entered his home and stole a Springfield Model 1911 handgun with a magazine and holster, seven bottles of Ole Smokey Whiskey, two bottles of John Emerald Whiskey, eight packs of cigarettes and a K-Bar knife.

The estimated value of the items stolen is $1,835.


In other reports:

• Monday, at 12:02 a.m., an officer responded to an address in the 3400 block of Wisconsin Avenue on a call for service concerning an auto burglary.  The victim reported someone had entered her unlocked vehicle and stolen a Walmart credit card and a Wood Forest bank debit card.

• Monday, at 7:37 a.m., officers responded to Marcus Furniture Store, 1210 Washington St., in reference to a forged check. The complainant reported a subject wrote a $1,400 check on an account that was not his.